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Sprint Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Most Common Problems

Galaxy Victory 4G LTE

[UPDATE 2/26/2013 10:30pm]: An Android 4.1 Jelly Bean firmware for the Samsung Victory 4G LTE has just been leaked online. It means that there would soon be a roll out for the Jelly Bean update.

[UPDATE 2/26/2013 9:45pm]: We have just been notified that Virgin Mobile USA, subsidiary of Sprint Nextel Corporation, is now offering Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. Many of procedures we recommended below will still solve problems owners of under Virgin Mobile might experience.

The Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE was release in September 2012 and currently offered exclusively by US carrier Sprint. The device packed a dual-core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1.2GHz with 1GB of RAM. In other words, the phone is powerful enough to satisfy the needs of users as far as communication is concerned.

This post will tackle five of the most common problems owners have experienced with their device. Troubleshooting steps, fixes and workarounds will be included to provide support to current owners of the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE. However, we want to make it clear that all procedures we present here are based on good practices. So, don’t expect to read about how to root, hack or unlock your device in this short troubleshooting guide for the Samsung Galaxy Victory.

The first problem deals with data connectivity issue. If you’ve subscribed with Sprint’s unlimited mobile data and often connects to the internet with it, this problem may be a great concern for you as you will be completely disconnected with the world when it occurs, although you can try to connect to a Wi-Fi network any time. For this problem, we presented two Sprint-specific troubleshooting procedures and one basic procedure.

The second section deals with battery problems owners often complain about. We also provided different (a lot of ways) ways to conserve battery as well as overwrite current power configuration using the Sprint Zone app. Moreover, it is imperative to check if the battery has physical defects, swells or minor damages.

The third section deals with Victory 4G LTE’s tendency to run low on internal memory. Most of the time, these issues related to internal memory are caused by apps. Force-stopping running apps and uninstalling unused ones can often solve the problem.

The fourth section is about Bluetooth problems owners have experienced. We provided some troubleshooting procedures plus recommendations. We also pointed out Bluetooth technologies supported by the Galaxy Victory 4G LTE.

The fifth section is about how to deal with the Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE that hangs, freezes and reboots. Over time, any Android device will deteriorate in performance because cached data build up every single day that the device is used. Often, clearing those data will resolve these issues.

Sprint Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE Release Date Slated on September 16th for $99.99

U.S. carrier Sprint is on the brink of releasing a new device that would showcase its 4G LTE services. Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE was slated for September 16th release date and would bear a price tag of $99.99 (with contract). It is a great offering from a carrier that offers real unlimited plans. Galaxy Victory comes with impressive specs and packed with features while priced affordably.

Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE is a mid-range Android phone and while it is already attractive as it is, Sprint even made it irresistible eliminating the price barrier that often holds people back.

“Price is often a barrier for customers who are ready to transition from a feature phone to a smartphone; Samsung Galaxy Victory brings Sprint 4G LTE to the mass market with the high-end features and capabilities of a premium Android smartphone,” David Owens, vice president – Product Development at Sprint, said in a press release.

Now, let’s try to look into Galaxy Victory and see what it’s made of.

Processor. Sprint Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE will sport Qualcomm’s MSM8960 Lite, a dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. While Sprint didn’t disclose the amount of RAM in it, mid-range devices with dual-core processors usually come with 1GB.

OS. Samsung gives this device Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich OS with TouchWiz user interface. There is no promise of an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean but for sure this handset can run it without a problem. If not later this year, then JB update may be rolled out next year.

4G LTE. Aside from the typical 3G, WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity, Galaxy Victory will also be offering 4G LTE showcasing Sprint’s latest and fastest data transfer so far. Thus, not only does this phone says it executes and processes commands faster, it also boasts of having good design and faster data transfer speed.

NFC. Google is going fast and strong in implementing it mobile payment system and so are manufacturers. Majority of newly released Android devices come with Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and Galaxy Victory is one of them. Google Wallet would definitely make this handset a virtual credit card plus the possibility of offering other NFC-related services in the future.

Large Battery. Samsung is one of the manufacturers that understand the importance of providing larger battery packs to mobile phones. Having learned that Victory comes packed with 2100mAh battery is not a surprise at all.

Faster performance, faster connection is all that Samsung Galaxy Victory 4G LTE can offer when it tapped on Sprint’s network.